Start by marking “Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth” as Want to Read: Podell has put together an interesting amalgamation of his tales in his quest to visit every country in the world over the last 50 years. ALBERT PODELL recently became the first. Around the World in 50 Years and millions of other books are available for instant access. view site eBook | view Audible audiobook. Enter your mobile. Podell first set his mind on traveling the world in , when he quit his job at Argosy magazine and gave up his life as a bachelor in NYC.

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Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth. First, he set a record for the longest automobile journey ever made around the world, during which he blasted his way out of minefields, survived a serious accident atop the Peak of Death, came within seconds of being lynched, and lost three of the five men who started with him: After that, Albert Podell set another record by going to every country on earth.

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He survived riots, revolutions, civil wars, trigger-happy child soldiers, voodoo priests, jihadists, robbers, corrupt cops, and Cape buffalo. He traveled through every kind of earthquake, cyclone, tsunami, volcanic eruption, snowstorm, and sandstorm that nature threw at him. He ate everything from old camel meat and African field rats to dung beetles and the brain of a live monkey.

And he overcame encounters with crocodiles, hippos, anacondas, giant leeches, flying crabs--and several beautiful women who insisted that he stop this nonsense and marry them.This book is storytelling at its finest.

There are plenty of hair-raising and death-defying moments, but Al doesn't just stop at his itinerary, but provides not only a lot of background information on where he is but a sophisticated political, economic and social commentary--as well.

Podell had a goal: Visit every country on Earth. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A few things hit me while I was reading this book: Albert Podell sets out on what seems to be an impossible mission: Overall, an interesting read with a good bit of humor thrown in.

Podell learned a few valuable lessons in foreign travel that have helped him through the years "If you speak a different language than the other, make sure … you and the other person are in agreement. With seemingly endless pocket money he travels everywhere often using the most circuitous routes.